Severe storms, possibility for hail & tornadoes on horizon

Published 10:06 am Friday, April 17, 2020

Port Arthur and Mid-County could face severe storms on Sunday.

According to the National Weather Service, the region is under a “slight” warning model, one step above “marginal” concern.

Warning Coordination Meteorologist Roger Erickson said the highest risk is in east Texas and central Louisiana.

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“Damaging winds, hail, lightning and even a few tornadoes will be possible,” Erickson said.

“This scenario is setting up similar to last Sunday (April 12), where the winds were strong all day out of the south, causing minor coastal flooding as well.”